Hello sweet ladies,Oh my, yesterday was so precious. I enjoyed being with all the children.....one was 3 and he was so sweet....but..........NO BABIES! Maybe next Monday! For those of you who just came to my blog today for the first time, my daughter in love had a "Mom's Day Out" yesterday. To raise money to adopt a Ukrainian 13 year old boy to live with them here in America! We raised $278 . What a blessing! We did a little video show for the children ages 3 to 13 of pictures we had of our Vitaliy. The children seemed to enjoy it and asked so many questions. This will make others more aware of adoption. This is a wonderful fundraising idea, if you need one.
Gives a momma a little time to get a lot of errands done.
Vitaliy would have to be put on the street at the age of 16. How sad. There is so much sex trafficking going on in the world, because of all the children not having a place to go. Right now there are 700,00 Russian orphans ready for adoption. I can hardly fathom that in my mind! If you are interested in doing like Josh and Tonya did at the beginning by hosting a child, check out New Horizons For Children, Inc. You can host a child to come and be with you for 4-5 weeks over the CHRISTmas holiday or for different times in the summer.
Here is a little disclaimer. I want you to know that I am journaling our journey and making you aware of what is going on. Some of you have asked how you can help.....we are just trying to provide some ways. Please feel nnnnnnnooooo pressure. I know I keep saying this, but I so appreciate you who come to my blog each day and don't want you to feel like I am asking for your hard earned money. We have had some ideas that we are coming up with, so if you might need a gift or like what we have you can buy. I realize it is a very tough time out there, we know it well. Thank you for your interest in V.
This is my Tressa (my fav pic.....we were shopping)..........she will be going to the Ukraine on the second trip. It will be the end of Sept. or the first part of October. She is learning so much! She's almost 20 and this will be her first time to travel overseas. She has always wanted to do something like this......now is her chance. Momma is a little nervous Smile. I will learn to trust my Lord on a whole new level!
Remember when I told you when we went to the Yoder Poultry Auction that the children and I picked up feathers? Well here is some that we found. I marvel at the detail that the Lord did for our enjoyment!!!!!! Tressa is using some of them and making these fun headbands...........
to raise money for her trip to the Ukraine.
If you are interested in buying a headband they can be found at her blog........
Our garden is holding up okay......water water water....... pray that the Lord will bring us rain soon please. He sure has our attention.
Picked our last cantaloupe. The heat is finally getting it. My new ducks are wanting things green, so they snuck into the garden and started chomping. Not nice. Don't blame them at all. I have a fence around the garden now to protect what I do have. They have plenty to eat.......they just like my stuff.
This momma kitty is feeding some that are not even hers. Thought some kitty lovers (my sister in love, Linda (hello)) would like.
Here is a little lovely. Asked for permission to use this picture from Manuela. I so want to make this. A sweet friend jAne always finds the sweetest things on for Pinterest. This was one! I am noticing more and more followers that are following me on my Pinterest. Thank you! I am enjoying your pins! It is a nice thing to treat yourself to everyday, when time permits. So many beautiful ideas out there in blogland.
Remember tomorrow is Building Our Homes Together With JESUS. Be ready if you would like to link up!!!!!!!!
This is kind of a potpourri day today on my post.
Hugs to your day!!!!!!! Stay cool!